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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 19, 2014

What Makes an Idea Creative?

If you want your idea to be innovative, you need to hit the right mix of novelty and familiarity, a new study shows.
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Columbia Business: Spotlight
March 10, 2015

Engineering Smarter Schools

By Agatha Gilmore

As part of our Big Apple series, Samantha Brenner ’08, executive director of strategic initiatives and partnerships for the division of instructional and information technology at the New York City Department of Education, talks to us about her goals for the city's public schools.

Her Big Apple Impact

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Ideas at Work: Feature
November 11, 2014

Do Longer Hospital Stays Lead to Better Outcomes?

Extending hospital stays by just one day could save lives — and taxpayers’ money.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
July 23, 2014

Dealing in Data

When it comes to negotiating the most profitable prices, humans help — but data delivers.
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Ideas at Work: Off The Shelf
March 21, 2014

Insights Gained

In his new book, Mark Broadie illustrates the value of developing a fresh approach to a pursuit mired in tradition, and brings analytics to golf.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
February 21, 2014

Biomedical R&D Today Increases Longevity Tomorrow

New research shows that greater spending on biomedical research reduces future mortality rates.
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Ideas at Work: Feature
November 7, 2013

Observations from the Real World

A new statistical method provides a way to better approximate lab settings when analyzing data.
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